Kapil Muneshwar Ji Temple is located in Kolayat village at Bikaner district in Rajasthan. This temple is dedicated to Lord Muneshwar.
About The Deity
In the inner temple, the idol is of black marble and one of white marble. One idol is that of Kapil Muni and in left side is Garudji and in right side Vashishthaji and other one is of his Mother Devahuti.It is front side of the temple.
About the Temple
The temple was built in 16th century and its founder was Maharaja Raisingh. The king felt that the sacred place was a site for ascetiasm used by the sage Kapil Muni. Therefore, he built this temple for perpetual memory of the place.
The temples of Kapil Muni are a few in numbers and this is one of them. Since the temple is located by the side of a beautiful water body and its beauty has been enhanced all the more and now it has become a spot for the tourists to visit.
A big fair is held on the Poornima of the month of Kartika.
Custom & Traditions of Temple
All Vaishnava customs and rituals are used because primarily this is a Vaishnava temple.
How To Reach Kapil Muneshwar Ji Temple
Nearest airport is Nal airport.
Nearest railway station is Kolayat railway station.
Nearest Bus stop is Kolayat bus stop.
Kapil Muneshwar Ji Temple,
MDR 37, Kolayat,
Rajasthan - 334302.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te
Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.
Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha
Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.
Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi
Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.
Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam
Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).
The temple is open in Morning from 5.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and in evening 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.